consider a cardinal rule, when you have not much else to say, it is good to sit down. our first speaker, a man with whom he you are all familiar, jeffrey tubin. jeff serves as the senior legal analyst for cnn and is a staff writer at the new yorker. he has written profiles of justices kennedy, thomas, chief justice roberts. and articles of the legal implications of the war on terror. the florida recount, the investigation of president clinton, trials of martha stewart, timothy mcveigh, adjacent to an -- o.j. simpson.